"Still Standing After All the Tears" wins 1st place! - Valerie Silveira
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“Still Standing After All the Tears” wins 1st place!

It is an honor that more than two years after “Still Standing After All the Tears” was published, it is still being recognized!! I was thrilled to win first place in a category. This was an awesome email to receive:

Dear Valerie,

It is with great pleasure to announce that you have been selected as a Book Excellence Award Winner for the following book and category:

Book Title: Still Standing After All the Tears

Category: Addiction and Recovery

There were hundreds of entries from around the world and your book was selected for its high quality writing, design and market appeal.

Founded by Literary Excellence Incorporated, the Book Excellence Awards recognizes authors from all backgrounds and genres, providing them with the opportunity to celebrate their achievements in releasing their book. Receiving a Book Excellence Award is a tremendous honor that represents the hard work, dedication and commitment that went into creating a book. Books that have received a Book Excellence Award have been recognized for their high quality design, writing and overall market appeal.


Valerie Silveira is an Award-Winning Author, Empowerment Coach, International Speaker and Beast slayer. Through the devastation of losing her daughter over and over to the addiction Beast, and finally losing her to a senseless murder, Valerie empowers others to stand up and fight for their lives. She is the creator of Nine Actions to Battle Your Beast and  the Still Standing Sisterhood membership program. Valerie uses her books and Sisterhood to guide women in their quest for happiness, peace, and purpose. She builds up women of courage who stand strong against any Beast in their lives.

Until her death in August 2016, Valerie chose to call her daughter Jamie, “Jordan.”



  • babsbrazilian

    I lost my son October 12th 2016 to the Beast it is now January 2018 I’m feeling better just reading your excerpts my son’s Son past December 12th 2017 at 27 years old I think when that happened I felt more sorry for his mama cuz I know what she’s going to have to go through but she’s a smart lady she standing strong I want to be one of your followers I want to hear everything you have to say I would love to be in Phoenix but I can’t maybe when you get closer to Jersey I can make it I’m 70 years old going on 71 and I am handicapp but I will try to make it if there’s no surgeries involved you have done wonders for me Valerie thank you

    January 6, 2018 at 7:09 am
  • babsbrazilian

    I just wanted to let you know how good I feel I will never forget my son but you help me put it in its right perspective

    January 6, 2018 at 7:11 am

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